Items: 0 Price: £0    
view cart

Antique Pistols and Revolvers

Previous 1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11  12  13  Next Page 8 of 13

Ridley, Dover. 1721-1738 English .45" Bore Percussion Pocket Pistol Converted From Flintlock With Frizzen Cap Protector, Screw Off Barrel & Concealed Trigger. Sn 12504:1 - 12504:1
Joshua Ridley commonly called a ‘Cutler & Maker Of Long Arms Of The Port Of Dover’ had premises at 161 Snargate Dover between 1721 & 1738. Ridley died in 1738 and by the terms of his will, passed the house and all it contained including a number of edged weapons and long arms to his widow Naomi. This is an original flintlock pistol by Ridley which has had a professional contemporary conversion to percussion sometime in the mid-1800’s. This excellent pistol is 7” overall length with a 2” screw off barrel.It has a dolphin hammer, sliding safety bar, concealed trigger & Frizzen Cap Protector. The steel frame has banners and arms decoration. On one side within the decoration is the faint name of the maker ‘Ridley’ and on the other side ‘Dover’. The action works as it should with a strong spring action. It has impressed proof /inspection marks on the underside of the screw off barrel and frame. The Walnut grip is undamaged & has a void silver escutcheon inset. The price includes UK delivery. NB As an antique percussion pistol no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as a part of a collection or display. Sn 12504:1
£395.00

John Or Thomas Mace, Reading, Berkshire.1823- 1850 English .44" Bore Percussion Pocket Pistol With Screw Off Barrel. Sn 12538 - 12538
John Mace is recorded as an English gunsmith with premises at Broad Street, Reading Berkshire between 1823 & 1843. Thomas Mace was an English gunsmith with premises at Oxford Street and 113 ½ Broad Street, Reading between 1843 & 1850. This is an excellent English Percussion Pistol By either John or Thomas Mace. It is 5 ¾” overall with a 1 ¾” screw off steel barrel which is .44" Bore. It has steel side plates with scroll foliate engraving & dolphin hammer. The underside of the barrel and frame have proof marks. The side plates have foliate decoration. On one side it is marked ‘Mace’ and the other side ‘Reading’. The trigger guard is also engraved with foliate decoration. It has an undamaged Walnut bag shaped grip. The pistol’s action works as it should. The price includes UK delivery. NB As an antique percussion pistol no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as a part of a collection or display. Sn 12538
£345.00

C1870 American Wild West Era Marlin ‘OK’ Model .30 Rim Fire Calibre, Brass Frame Swivel Barrel Single Shot Derringer. Sn 12600 - 12600
The American Gun manufacturer JM Marlin obtained a patent for a derringer mechanism on 5th April 1870. These pocket sized derringers were favoured by wild west era gamblers for self- protection. Marlin made 5 models of small single shot derringers. The 1st Model was un-named the others were named the ‘OK’, ‘Victor’, ‘Never Miss’ & ‘Stonewall’. This is a very good example of the Marlin patent ‘OK’ derringer with even patina throughout. Its wood grips have some wear consistent with age and use and the right grip has an old stable crack. Both grips are secure. It has a 3" clean smooth bore stepped barrel & measures 6" overall. It has a brass frame, sheathed trigger & steel barrel with blade fore sight. The right side of the breech is marked with the manufacturer's name and address ‘J.M. Marlin New Haven CT’. The top of the barrel is marked ‘OK’ (all illustrated). The underside of the barrel is numbered '10875'. The derringer’s barrel swivels for loading and is released by depression of a steel button on the underside of the frame when the pistol is at half cock. Its loading and firing actions work as they should. Price for this nice Wild West era derringer includes UK delivery. NB As an antique obsolete calibre derringer no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as part of a collection or display. Sn 12600
£575.00

RARE, ORIGINAL, Nickel Plated Remington 1858 Army New Model 5 Shot, .36 Rim Fire Calibre Single Action Pocket Revolver, Contemporary Remington Factory Converted From Percussion With Removable Cylinder & Remington Inspector’s Marks. Sn 12590 - 12590
The Remington 1858 Army New Model Revolvers were used during the American Civil War and the design was the beginning of a successful line of medium and large frame percussion revolvers. It is commonly referred to as the Model 1858 due to its patent markings "PATENTED SEPT. 14, 1858 March 17 1863 E. REMINGTON & SONS, ILION, NEW YORK, U.S.A. NEW MODEL" The Remington revolver was a secondary, supplemental issue firearm for the Union Army until the Colt factory fire of 1864. Due to the fire Colt 1860 Army Revolvers were not available for some time, subsequently large numbers of the Remington revolver were ordered by the U.S. Government. It was favoured for its durability. Pocket versions were produced and 1858 Pattern pistols saw use in the American West, both in its original percussion configuration and as a Remington Factory metallic cartridge conversion. This is an original Model 1858 Army New Model Pocket Revolver which has been converted at the Remington factory, in the period, from percussion to .36 Rim Fire (a similar conversion is illustrated on plate XXIV page 58 of the book ‘Remington Handguns’ by Karr & Karr). The pistol’s frame retains much of its original nickel plated finish. The underside of the barrel is stamped with number ‘689’. The pistol’s blued cylinder can be removed for loading (a factory made steel plate with knurled edge is removed for loading cartridges. The plate has inspector’s marks (illustrated) most likely applied at the Remington Factory. The pistol has a 4 ½” octagonal stepped barrel and measures 10 ½” overall. The barrel is crisply stamped with correct manufacturer and 1858 Patent detail (illustrated). It has a steel frame, captive lever ramrod and blade fore sight. Its Walnut grip is undamaged. It strips, cocks and dry fires perfectly. As an antique Rim Fire revolver no licence is required to own this pistol in the UK if retained as part of a collection or display. Price includes UK delivery. Sn 12590
£1,375.00

1792-1815 English .43" Bore Percussion Pocket Pistol With Screw Off Barrel & Concealed Trigger By Fenton, London. Sn 12503 - 12503
Richard Fenton was an English gunmaker with premises at 19 Shoemaker Row, Doctor's Commons, Blackfriars, London between 1792 & 1815. This is an original percussion pocket pistol by Fenton. This excellent pistol is 6” overall length with a 1 ¾” screw off barrel which is .43” bore. It has a dolphin hammer, sliding safety bar & concealed trigger. The steel frame has foliate decoration. On one side within the decoration is the name of the maker ‘Fenton’ and on the other side ‘London’. The action works as it should with a strong spring action. It has impressed proof /inspection marks on the underside of the screw off barrel. The finely chequered walnut grip is undamaged & has a void silver escutcheon inset. The price includes UK delivery. NB As an antique percussion pistol no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as a part of a collection or display. Sn 12503
£395.00

C1870 Continental 9mm Military Pinfire Revolver Marked ‘Meyers BVL’. Sn 12495 - 12495
This is a C1870 obsolete calibre 9mm Pinfire Military closed frame, side gate loading revolver complete with integral ejector rod. It is both single and double action & is in its original condition, fully functioning with a 5 ¾” barrel and chequered walnut grips. The butt is fitted with military lanyard ring. The frame is stamped ‘Meyers BVL’. The weapon's loading and firing actions work perfectly. NB As an obsolete calibre revolver no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as a part of a collection or display. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 12495
£495.00

Mid 1800's, English .45" Bore Box Lock Percussion Pocket Pistol With Screw Off Barrel. Sn 12385:18 - 12385:18
This very good English form box lock percussion pocket pistol is 7” overall length with a 2 ½” barrel. It has a dolphin hammer. The side plates and trigger guard have foliate decoration. The action works as it should with a strong spring action. It has impressed proof /inspection marks on the underside of the screw off barrel. There is no manufacturer’s name on this piece. The finely chequered walnut grip is undamaged & has a void silver escutcheon inset. The price includes UK delivery. NB As an antique percussion pistol no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as a part of a collection or display. Sn 12385:18
£345.00

1821-1868 English .700 Bore Percussion Duelling / Holster Pistol By Andrews Pall Mall London. Sn 12343 - 12343
The English Gunsmiths John and William Andrews occupied 9 Pall Mall from 1821 to 1868. This is an excellent English percussion duelling/ holster pistol by the Andrews Brothers. It is 15 ½” overall with an 8 ¾” browned steel barrel with platinum roundel insert at the breech. The smoothbore is clean with no pitting. It has a steel side plate with sliding bolt safety, scroll engraving & dolphin hammer. The side plate is also engraved by the maker 'Andrews'. The flat top of the barrel is engraved ‘Pall Mall London’. It has a 'V' notch plate rear sight and small brass post foresight, walnut full stock with chequered grip and the back of the grip is inlaid with a void German silver escutcheon. Its steel trigger guard with extended tang & acanthus bud finial, steel butt plate, barrel tang and hammer all have foliate decoration. The pistol is complete with its original captive steel ramrod and its action works as it should. The metal and wood of the pistol have no damage. The price includes UK delivery. NB As an antique percussion pistol no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as a part of a collection or display. Sn 12343
£950.00

RARE, C1815 .750 Musket Bore, Flintlock Holster Pistol By Lacy & Co London With ‘Fish Tail’ Grip & Captive Steel Ram Rod. A 579 - A 579
John George Lacy was an English London based Gunsmith first recorded as being in business between 1811-1815. In 1815 he went into partnership with David William Witton and they traded as Lacy & Co until 1833 at various London addresses including 63 Fenchurch Street and 13 Camomile Street. In 1836 the partnership ended. In 1853 Lacy is again recorded as operating as Lacy & Co (see pages 141 & 177 of British Gunmakers Vol.1 By Brown). This is an excellent original Flintlock Holster Pistol By Lacy & Co made C1815. It is 15 ½” overall length with an 8” browned barrel which has a flat top rib and brass bead fore sight. Its smooth bore is near mint, clean with no pitting. The original Walnut full stock furniture is a nice deep brown with rare ‘fish tail’ shaped grip chequered panel. The stock is undamaged with just the bumps and bruises to be expected. It has its original captive steel ram rod, swan neck hammer fitted with flint & steel trigger guard with extended tang and acanthus bud finial. The breech is fitted with a small platinum roundel. The top of the stock’s wrist is fitted with a void German Silver rectangular escutcheon. The lock plate has foliate engraving and is marked by the manufacturer ‘Lacy & Co’. The lock plate also features a sliding safety bolt which functions as it should. The cocking and firing actions work correctly. Price includes UK delivery. NB As an antique flintlock pistol no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as part of a collection or display A 579
£1,375.00

C1870 Liege 7mm Pinfire 6 Shot Revolver With Etched Frame & Cylinder, Folding Trigger, Antique Ivory Grips & Period Leather Holster. Sn 11941 - 11941
This is an excellent 7mm calibre, 6 shot, pin fire pocket revolver. It has a 2 ¾” barrel (7 ¼” overall). It has lovely antique Ivory grips which are undamaged. The butt is fitted with lanyard ring. The frame, grip strap, cylinder and part of the barrel are decorated with an attractive foliate design with blueing to the cylinder. Some traces of blueing are present on the frame. It has its original ejector rod and side gate. The cylinder is stamped with a faint Liege 'ELG.' within circle mark and crown above 'N' mark. It is side gate loading, has a folding trigger and is fully functioning. As an obsolete calibre, antique, pin fire weapon no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as a part of a collection or display. The pistol is accompanied by its period felt lined leather holster with button fastening flap cover. All leather and stitching of the holster are intact. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 11941
£595.00
Previous 1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11  12  13  Next Page 8 of 13